As part of its corporate makeover agenda, the Rs 7,000-crore Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is considering a handholding relationship with the World Bank.

BURDWAN, 25 SEPT: Burdwan district has developed a special software to help ascertain the movement of sand lifted from the Damodar and the Ajoy riverbeds throughout the year.

BURDWAN, 6 JULY: At a time when the expert committee set up by the environment department has just released a draft policy on wetlands prohibiting filling up of water bodies, allegations of Burdwan

RANIGANJ, JUNE 28: A devastating fire broke out in a mine due to underground coal seam heating today and has started spreading to adjoining areas.

KOLKATA, 26 JUNE: The state water resource investigation and development department has declared 38 blocks out of 341 blocks as "black zone'' where the groundwater level has gone down alarmingly.

JHANJRA (Burdwan), 26 JUNE: In the midst of the Singur Land Act, farmers deprived of their own lands for the past 14 years have intensified their struggle against the Eastern Coalfields Limited.

Durgapur, June 24: Farmers in a Durgapur village who had not accepted compensation for land acquired in 1964 and had apparently been promised by Trinamul before the Assembly elections last year tha

DURGAPUR, 6 JUNE: Animals trapped inside a closed factory here must be rescued, former minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has told the Burdwan district administration.

DURGAPUR/MALDA : Rain, accompanied by a thunderstorm, brought much-needed relief to the parched district of Burdwan but not before claiming 10 lives in lightning and injuring 12 others this evenin

SANKTORIA, 19 APRIL: Uncertainty over the fate of the proposed 2000-MW Thermal Power Station in Katwa of Burdwan continues. This time due to a stipulation by the coal ministry.

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